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  1. Restaurant Review
    Le Coq Rico Takes Its Poultry Almost Too SeriouslyAt Antoine Westermann’s civilized new Flatiron District bistro, the topic is chickens.
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    Pasquale Jones Brings Something Fresh to the Dining LandscapeMario Batali’s La Sirena, on the other hand, not so much.
  3. Restaurant Review
    High Street on Hudson Excels at Just About EverythingFrom breakfast sandwiches that look like they’ve been assembled by trained forager cooks to the high-minded barnyard fare on the dinner menu.
  4. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Momofuku NishiThe chef describes Nishi as a mash-up involving Asian and Italian cuisines, but some experiments make you wonder why anyone would dare tinker with these classics.
  5. Waiting
    The Ridiculous Rise of Viral Food and the Great Line Apocalypse“These days, you can’t walk five blocks in Manhattan without stumbling onto a rabble of poor deluded souls, desperate to try some new foodstuff they read about … “
  6. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: La ChineChef Kong Khai Meng’s kind of elaborately sourced, “Pan Chinese” hotel cooking is a fairly recent development in the long history of Chinese cuisine
  7. Restaurant Review
    Michael White’s Vaucluse Is Just What the Upper East Side WantedWith its nostalgic menu, its posh location, and its built-in clientele, it feels like a more permanent addition to the Altamarea Group portfolio.
  8. Taste Tests
    The $100 Golden Doughnut Is a Spectacle Pastry That’s Surprisingly GoodOur restaurant critic reviews the latest internet sensation.
  9. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Sadelle’sThe feeling you get here, especially at dinnertime, is that Major Food Group is running out of good ideas.
  10. Where to Eat
    11 Dining Trends We’re Tired OfSmoke, hipster food halls, matcha powder, and more.
  11. Where to Eat
    The Best New Chefs of 2015Adam Platt on the most promising chefs of 2015, including Superiority Burger’s Brooks Headley, Mission Chinese Food’s Angela Dimayuga, and more.
  12. Where to Eat
    The Best New Restaurants of 2015Adam Platt on the most promising restaurants to open in 2015, including Santina, Untitled, Wildair, and more.
  13. where to eat
    Adam Platt’s Where to Eat 2016Your game plan for dining (and drinking) exceptionally well, starting tonight.
  14. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: L’Amico and JamsLaurent Tourondel brings casual Italian cooking to the Eventi Hotel and Jonathan Waxman revives his famous ’80s-era uptown restaurant in the 1 Hotel.
  15. Restaurant Review
    At Gabriel Kreuther’s New Midtown Home, the Bar Outshines the Dining RoomThe lounge is one of the best new restaurants in the neighborhood, while the main room offers its own set of slightly more mannered pleasures.
  16. Platt Chat
    Adam Platt on Danny Meyer’s Huge Tipping Announcement“I’m on the record as being anti-tip. The whole custom is absurd, and there’s really nothing that’s voluntary about it.”
  17. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Bruno PizzaAlong with some very tasty food.
  18. Guides
    Adam Platt on the Best New Breakfasts in New York Right NowMorning meals that are as deliciously eclectic as anything you’ll find at lunch or dinner.
  19. The Next Generation
    A Kid Critic Weighs In on Teen Chef Flynn McGarryAdam Platt and his daughter visit the 16-year-old’s new Manhattan tasting room.
  20. Terroir
    The New, Scruffy Wine Bars Are Some of the Best Restaurants in New YorkAdam Platt checks out a collection of spots that are rethinking the ancient wine-bar template.
  21. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: O YaSushi maestros Tim and Nancy Cushman clearly belong to the school of experimental fusion masters who dominated at the turn of the millennium.
  22. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Babu Ji and Dirt Candy“You’d better give this place three stars,” cried Mrs. Platt in between bites of tandoori-charred rainbow trout and lustrous butter chicken.
  23. Restaurant Review
    At Lupulo, the Portuguese-Inspired Cooking Is Almost Too Good for the SettingIt’s ambitious food like this that makes you wish George Mendes had decided to open a slightly less expedient casual restaurant.
  24. Cheap Eats 2015
    The Best $25-and-Under Feasts at New York’s Newest Food CourtsBudget eating at City Kitchen, Hudson Eats, Vendy Plaza, and more.
  25. Trendlet
    Adam Platt Ranks 6 of Our Favorite New Tasting MenusOver the last several months, newly refurbished tasting ateliers, discreet dining bars, and elaborately conceived chef’s menus have been popping up with such frequency that it’s hard to keep track of them all.
  26. Restaurant Review
    With Untitled, Danny Meyer Brings Simple Seasonal Cooking to the New WhitneyThe new restaurant will do fine, with an abbreviated menu that packs a considerable punch.
  27. Travel
    Platt: How Paris Became the Perfect Antidote to New York Bloat‘New York’ Magazine’s restaurant critic on why both cities’ strengths and weaknesses dovetail, these days, in a complementary way.
  28. Burgers
    Platt: Can Anyone Make a Decent Veggie Burger?Our critic samples the simulacra.
  29. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Noreetuh and OijiFusion on First Avenue, at Noreetuh and Oiji.
  30. Restaurant Review
    Review: No Stars for Javelina and El OriginalNo stars for these Friday night blights.
  31. Tributes
    Platt Remembers Ozersky: A True Grub Street Intellectual“He was the closest thing to a real Liebling-esque figure in this increasingly gaseous world of food writing that we have.”
  32. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Platt on SantinaTwo stars for Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi’s latest high-concept restaurant.
  33. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: 3 Stars for Momofuku KoThree stars for David Chang’s rebooted tasting counter.
  34. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: One Star for the Polo BarThe professionally executed, middle-of-the-road menu could be an awful lot worse.
  35. Restaurant Review
    Review: 3 Stars for Mission Chinese FoodThe chef’s real genius is for creating a grand sense of occasion, and his restaurant finally gives him the space to do just that.
  36. In Praise of the Deli
    A Trip to David’s Brisket House, the Jewish Deli That’s Run byThere’s an elaborate backstory behind every venerated deli in New York, but the story behind David’s Brisket House is more elaborate and convoluted than most.
  37. Tonics
    This Is Almost Certainly the World’s Best Bloody MaryThere’s no pepper, no garnish of lemon or celery, and — heaven forbid — no horseradish clogging things up, either.
  38. Encounter
    One Afternoon and Two Lunches With Former White House Chef Sam KassHe’s a new Brooklynite after six eventful years as, among other things, the Obamas’ gardener, craft brewer, and private chef.
  39. Travels
    My Woozy, Primal Meal at Tokyo’s Transient Culinary WonderlandNew York’s restaurant critic grabs a seat at chef René Redzepi’s breathtaking “restaurant internship.”
  40. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: CosmeGood-bye, Burritoville.
  41. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: At Little Park, Andrew Carmellini Cooks for HimselfAnd at Upland, Justin Smillie tries to go home again.
  42. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Shuko’s Omakase Surprises and DelightsNo expense has been spared to track down the kind of trophy items that sushi snobs covet.
  43. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Dirty French Is Uneven, But Generally PleasurableThe red-sauce enthusiasts behind Carbone and Parm go Gallic.
  44. Taste Tests
    Pumpkin Spice Latte Burgers Are Exactly As Dreadful As They Sound“It’s almost like they want you to hate it.”
  45. The Tipping Economy
    Is It Time to Topple Tipping? Adam Platt Tries (and Fails) to Go Gratuity-FreeI decided to conduct a rash experiment: I would try to dispense cash based on merit rather than out of obligation.
  46. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: MartaEven if the space isn’t much to look at.
  47. Institutions
    Above the Fray: How Restaurants Become Impervious to CriticismTo be above a certain threshold is to enter a kind of realm of immortality and myth, immune to the random quibbles of everyday life.
  48. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: Two New Takes on Southern-Fried ChickenAdam Platt visits Birds & Bubbles and Root & Bone.
  49. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: At elan, Downtown-Dining Pioneer David Waltuck Dates HimselfShouldn’t this eagerly awaited new Flatiron venture feel slightly more contemporary?
  50. Platt Chat
    Platt Chat: How a Critic Prepares for Fall Opening Season“You have to don the old feedbag and head out into the maelstrom.”
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